Job no: 0059132 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-Time; Fixed-term for 1.5 years or Part-Time equivalent Faculty: Science Department/School: School of Agriculture, Food and Ecosystem Sciences Salary: Level A – $80,258 – $108,906 (PhD entry level A.6 $101,460) p.a. plus 17% super
About the Role This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate researcher interested in developing a research career in Forest Ecosystem Science. You will work as part of a group of researchers improving and integrating our understanding of a range of biophysicial processes in native forests including hydrology, geomorphology and wildfire science. Focus areas include tree water use, ecohydrology, post fire soil erosion and forest response to a changing climate. As part of a team you will contribute to the development of new conceptual models, the establishment of experimental sites in forests, the analysis of remotely sensed and field data, and the creation of models for understanding and predicting a range of biophysical processes in forests.
Your responsibilities will include:
Who We Are Looking For We're looking for candidates who demonstrate the ability to collaborate with industry partners and work independently within a close-knit team. It's also desirable for you to have a genuine interest in, multi-disciplinary research, remote sensing application, student supervision, grant funding application, and proficiency in coding.
You will also have:
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Applications close: 23 SEPTEMBER 2023 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)
Position Description:0059132Research Fellow (Forest Ecosystem ScientistPD.pdf
Advertised: 24 Aug 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 23 Sep 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time